Sep 4, 2012 11:00pm PDT
's difficult to be president. >> it's very difficult job. >> being the president of the united states. >> he's responsible for the entire country. >> it's difficult. >> it's so difficult. >> that's a slogan. >> not at this point. slogan is for future -- >> let us do it. >> okay. so that's what we're working for. >> i'm looking for a sloing, what have yo --slogan, what hav. >> yes, we can. >> yes, you can. >> what have you got now. >> yes we can but we need to. >> that was it. say it again. >> yes we can but. >> that's it. that's it. >> yes, we can. >> but. >> yes we can, but. >> this is completely out of control. >> no way. >> yes, we can. but. >> you can hear it. >> i mean -- >> yes, we can. but. >> three words. >> it's an extra word. >> that we'll learn from coast to coast, from city to shining city. yes, we, can. >> yes, we can. but. >> yes, we can. >> but. >> yes we can but. [laughter] [laughter] >> we're hear at north carolina i can honestly say it's one of the country -- south carolina. i see why james taylor spent so much time here. more from the dnc city [bleep] to be at the conventi
Sep 10, 2012 10:55am PDT
, the world watched with bated breath. >> i accept your nomination for president of the united states. ( cheers and applause ) >> jon: oh, my god, thank god, i was so sure he was going to break up with us. oh, my god. oh, my god. oh, my god! he still thinks we can make this work. so america sat down, leaned forward and waited to see if he would deliver that old obama magic. >> we believe that when a c.e.o. pays his auto workers enough to buy the cars that they built, the whole company does better. we believe that when a family can no longer be tricked into signing a mortgage they can't afford, that family's protected, but so is the value of other people's homes. we believe the little girl who is offered an escape from poverty by a great teacher on a grant for college could become next steve jobs. >> jon: ♪ we believe we can fly ♪ he had it again. but every moment of soaring rhetoric was tempered with a more sober reality. >> i won't pretend the path i am offering is quick or easy. i never have. >> jon: ♪ we believe we can fly. . but obviously flying carries with it some inher
Sep 17, 2012 10:55am PDT
are in harm's way today. >> respect the christian family concerned about decaying moral values. >> the united states of america is the greatest job generating opportunity-expanding country ever created! >> jon: yes, republicans we know god, faith, family, jobs, it's... sorry? oh, those were the democrats? (laughter) (bleep) really? yes, if you tuned in last night, not only would you have gotten a strong dose of supposedly republican-owned themes of family values, self-reliance and faith, the democrats even threw in some bonus patriotism, including talk of military families, sacrifice, and actual war heroes! in much the same way that last week the republicans loaded up their stage with diversity to fight the notion they're a party of white guys. last night, the democrats pushed back on their stereotype with so many soldiers and clergymen you could almost forget you were watching the democratic convention. >> i'm jewish, i'm gay, i'm a father. >> jon: almost. (laughter) (cheers and applause) of course, democrats had the diversity angle well covered by filling the convention hall with democrats.